Year 2016, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 577 - 597 2016-06-20

Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Problem Solving Processes with Geometer’s Sketchpad: Mirror Problem
Matematik Öğretmen Adaylarının Geometer’s Sketchpad ile Problem Çözme Süreçleri: Ayna Problemi

Mehmet Fatih ÖÇAL [1] , Mertkan ŞİMŞEK [2]

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Problem solving skill is the core of mathematics education and its importance cannot be denied. This study specifically examined 56 freshmen pre-service mathematics teachers’ problem solving processes on a specific problem with the help of Geometer’s Sketchpad (GSP). They were grouped into two-person teams to solve a problem called "the mirror problem". They were expected to solve it by means of GSP. According to their works on GSP and related reflections, there appeared two different solution methods for the problem. However, the results of the study revealed that pre-service teachers could not visualize the problem in their mind and apply it to GSP. More generally, they found the problem hard to solve. They experienced difficulty in transferring the static drawings into dynamic environment and in observing the manipulations on GSP.

Problem çözme becerileri matematik eğitiminin özünü oluşturmaktadır ve matematik eğitiminde önemi yadsınamaz. Bu çalışma, Geometer’s Sketchpad (GSP) yardımıyla özel bir problem üzerinden 56 birinci sınıf öğretmen adayının problem çözme becerilerini incelemektedir. Öğretmen adayları, “ayna problemi” adında bir problemi çözmeleri için ikişerli gruplara ayrılmışlardır. GSP üzerinde yaptıkları çalışmalar ve verdikleri ilgili yorumlarına göre, problem için iki farklı çözüm metodu ortaya çıkmıştır. Yalnız, çalışmanın sonuçları öğretmen adaylarının problem zihinlerinde canlandıramadıkları ve bunu GSP’de uygulayamadıklarını ortaya çıkarmıştır. Genel olarak, öğretmen adayları problemin çözümünü zor bulmuşladır. Öğretmen adayları statik çizimleri dinamik ortama aktarmada ve GSP’deki sürükleme özelliğini gözlemlemede zorluklar yaşamışlardır
problem çözme süreçleri, matematik öğretmen adayları, Geometer’s Sketchpad, simetri, teknoloji
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Author: Mehmet Fatih ÖÇAL

Author: Mertkan ŞİMŞEK

Bibtex @ { buefad258105, journal = {Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education}, issn = {}, eissn = {1308-7177}, address = {Bartin University}, year = {2016}, volume = {5}, pages = {577 - 597}, doi = {10.14686/buefad.v5i2.5000180307}, title = {Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Problem Solving Processes with Geometer’s Sketchpad: Mirror Problem}, key = {cite}, author = {ÖÇAL, Mehmet Fatih and ŞİMŞEK, Mertkan} }
APA ÖÇAL, M , ŞİMŞEK, M . (2016). Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Problem Solving Processes with Geometer’s Sketchpad: Mirror Problem. Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education, 5 (2), 577-597. DOI: 10.14686/buefad.v5i2.5000180307
MLA ÖÇAL, M , ŞİMŞEK, M . "Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Problem Solving Processes with Geometer’s Sketchpad: Mirror Problem". Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education 5 (2016): 577-597 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/buefad/issue/24349/258105>
Chicago ÖÇAL, M , ŞİMŞEK, M . "Pre-Service Mathematics Teachers’ Problem Solving Processes with Geometer’s Sketchpad: Mirror Problem". Bartın University Journal of Faculty of Education 5 (2016): 577-597
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